Tech men's golf to close out fall season at Samford Intercollegiate

Tech men's golf to close out fall season at Samford Intercollegiate

By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's golf team wraps up the fall season Monday and Tuesday, heading south for the 54-hole Samford Intercollegiate in Birmingham, Ala.

SAMFORD INTERCOLLEGIATE: 54 holes (36 Monday, 18 Tuesday), located at Greystone Golf & Country Club in Birmingham, Ala. Teams will kick off with a 9 a.m. CT shotgun start on Monday and an 8 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday.

GOLDEN EAGLE LINEUP: Competing for the Golden Eagles are sophomore Matthew Giles, junior Alexander Riddle, junior A.J. Wilkerson, freshman Cameron Yeary and redshirt freshman Landon Albert.

THE COMPETITION: The 10-team field consists of host Samford, Emanuel College, Murray State, Montevallo, New Orleans, Tennessee Tech, UAB, UT Martin.

THOUGHTS FROM COACH BROWN: "After a strong final two rounds at Austin Peay, the guys are looking to continue that momentum into the final event of the season. They have been hard at work this past week and are excited about getting down to Birmingham. We will be playing at an outstanding venue that should be a great test for these young men. It presents a great opportunity to finish the fall on a solid note."

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Golden Eagles enter play red hot after jumping from 10th place after the first round of the F&M Bank Intercollegiate, to seventh place after the second round and to a tie for fourth place and the conclusion of play. Four of the team's top five finishers finished within one stroke of each other, a total team effort.

Photo by Thomas Corhern, TTU Sports Information